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(crystallography: added "metallurgy" (metal scientists often do not feel at ease being considered part of "material science").)
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''ice, crystal'' + &gamma;&rho;&alpha;&phi;&epsilon;&iota;&nu; (graphein) &minus; ''to write''</small>
''ice, crystal'' + &gamma;&rho;&alpha;&phi;&epsilon;&iota;&nu; (graphein) &minus; ''to write''</small>
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The branch of science devoted to the study of molecular and crystalline structure and properties, with far-reaching applications in mineralogy, chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology and materials science.
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The branch of science devoted to the study of molecular and crystalline structure and properties, with far-reaching applications in mineralogy, chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology, metallurgy and materials science.

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from Greek κρυσταλλος − (krustallos) ice, crystal + γραφειν (graphein) − to write

The branch of science devoted to the study of molecular and crystalline structure and properties, with far-reaching applications in mineralogy, chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology, metallurgy and materials science.



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